Berman, Chloe
May 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);5/15/2009, p39
Trade Publication
The article discusses a report by the People 1st, a human resource management company, on the issue of employment in the travel sector. According to the report, despite recession, there has been more than 50% in the number of people seeking employment in the sector in 2008, although the number of travel agents declined by 30% due to shift in consumer preference for Internet. The report highlights that the industry is dominated by women as 70% of travel consultants and agency managers are female.


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